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PBS
Nov 29, 2012 12:00am PST
decade. electric utility rates climbed five years in a row, the biggest run-up since the 1970s. and the cost of actually paying the bills? also going up, as banks hike monthly fees: checking, a.t.m.s, overdrafts. it's all chronicled in the fine print, a new book by pulitzer prize winner david cay johnston, who argues that large corporations, with government as accomplice, have rewritten the rules at the expense of small businesses and consumers like you and me. when you signed a credit card agreement, for example, did you know this? >> that you give up your right to sue if something goes wrong. >> reporter: that, in bank disclosure agreements covering bounced check fees. >> the markup could be as i show in my book, 470,000%. >> reporter: but johnston's favorite examples come from the telecom industry. >> this is my latest monthly verizon wireless bill. one of my favorites is access charge, f.c.c. access charge. >> reporter: right, i never figured out what that was. >> well, it sounds like the f.c.c., the federal communications commission is charging you a fee. no, the governmen
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> looking back. but, yeah, it was a second chance. i knew i had to optimize that chance. i didn't want to leave anything behind. >> steven holcomb, are you still out there racing? >> i am. >> what's next? >> 2014 is the next olympics. we have just won three of our four races anyway row. i'm looking to defend this gold medal and get another one and hopefully a second one. >> we knew him. we talked to him. >> we're glad you're here. glad you're with us. glad for all your success. >>> from battles on the campaign trail to a lunch date. president obama and mitt romney will be meeting today. what do the two have to talk about? meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now an
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